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of 'Pediatric unipolar depression and pharmacotherapy: General principles'

Properties of the mood and feelings questionnaire in adolescent psychiatric outpatients: a research note.
Wood A, Kroll L, Moore A, Harrington R
J Child Psychol Psychiatry. 1995 Feb;36(2):327-34.
This study examined the psychometric properties of the Mood and Feelings Questionnaire (MFQ) in 104 adolescent outpatients attending a psychiatric clinic. The clinic offers a special assessment and treatment service for young people with depressive disorders. In this sample the self-report version of the MFQ had acceptable reliability and was a satisfactory screen for major depressive disorder diagnosed by a standardised interview with the child. It was also a useful measure of clinical remission.
University Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Royal Manchester Children's Hospital, U.K.